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John Davidson on Rangers’ rebuild, Yankees’ fandom and ‘94 memories
Former Rangers goalie, longtime NHL broadcaster and former Blue Jackets president John Davidson is now tasked with rebuilding the Blueshirts in the same role he had in Columbus. Q: Describe the night the Rangers won the Stanley Cup, the sights and sounds of the Garden. A: Never forget that. I tell people to this day...
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Drake’s antics within Raptors-Bucks can now make you rich
He never shuts up and is in everyone’s face. Think 1990s Spike Lee on the Knicks’ sidelines, cranked up by a million, so much so that Las Vegas now wants in on the Drake spectacle. In advance of Saturday’s pivotal Game 6 in Toronto between the Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks, various sportsbooks have listed odds...
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Joe Gorga overheard talking stress of ‘RHONJ’
"It is a lot," he said.
New York Post
Man accused of smashing Buddha statue in Chinatown
A man climbed over a locked gate and destroyed a Buddhist statue, police said Saturday.
New York Post
47 States Call On Betsy Devos To Forgive Student Loans For Disabled Veterans
Attorneys general from 47 states, three U.S. territories and the District of Columbia have asked the Department of Education to make loan discharge for permanently disabled veterans automatic.
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An astronomer captured SpaceX’s recently-launched StarLink satellites on video
Earlier this week, SpaceX successfully launched its first 60 StarLink satellites into orbit around the Earth. An amateur astronomer in the Netherlands caught sight of them orbiting Earth after deployment, and captured the scene on video. Astronomer Dr. Marco Langbroek noted on his blog that he calculated where the satellites would be orbiting, and waited with his camera. The result is a spectacular one: a string of bright dots flying across the sky, prompting some people to report that they saw UFOs. Langbroek shot the video with a “WATEC 902H low-light-level surveillance camera, equipped with a Canon FD 1.8/50 mm lens,” and counted at least 56 distinct objects. He noted that the “train” will make 2-3 passes each night, and will eventually spread out into their destination orbits. The satellites are part of SpaceX’s more ambitious projects: a massive fleet of satellites orbiting between 340 and 208 miles up that will provide internet connectivity around the Earth. SpaceX’s launch earlier this week is the first of many that will eventually launch nearly 12,000 units into orbit in the coming years.
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Three separate fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx were ‘accidents’
A series of accidents caused a trio of fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, the FDNY said Saturday. “Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Causes of 3 separate fires on 5/24 at 111 E 210 St. in the #Bronx were accidental,” according to a tweet posted to the FDNY’s Twitter account. “Careless discard of a...
New York Post
Apple Watch ECG is coming to Canada 'as quickly as possible'
Canucks won't have to sit on the sidelines while their Apple Watch-toting friends in the US, Europe and Hong Kong perform electrocardiograms. Apple has confirmed that it's bringing the Watch Series 4's ECG app and irregular heart rhythm detection to...
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Raptors vs. Bucks: These factors have Toronto on Finals doorstep
Ka-Wow! Few gave Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors much of a chance to rally from a 2-0 deficit as pre-series underdogs to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. Betting markets had the Raptors at about 12 percent to advance. After three straight victories, Toronto can wrap things up on its home court...
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How this 53-year-old divorcee rediscovered her ‘sweet tooth’ for sex
Leslie Morgan, 49, had been married to Marty for two decades. They had two adored children, a gorgeous Pennsylvania home and a beach house on Long Island. But somewhere along the line, “our love had developed a kind of gangrene,” Morgan writes in her new memoir, “The Naked Truth” (Simon & Schuster), out now. “Even...
New York Post
Colorado to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana in place of opioids
A new law in Colorado will let doctors prescribe marijuana instead of opioids. Gov. Jared Polis signed the legislation this past week.
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As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life
Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved ones.        
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Heavy fighting in Libyan capital
Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government.
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Try a 'Sonic' Instead of a G&T or Highball This Summer
If you browse the mixers at a high-end grocery or spirits store these days you’re bound to find an assortment of tonic waters. My personal favorite is Fever Tree’s Elderflower tonic, Try it, it’s fantastic. Tonics can be great to help bring out the flavor of the spirit that you’re drinking, but they can also sometimes…Read more...
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England v Australia: Smith hits century in World Cup warm-up
Steve Smith hits his first century for Australia since being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal to steer his side to a 12-run victory over England.
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NYPD cop hit by car while rescuing kidnapping victim
An NYPD officer was hit by a car in Brooklyn early Saturday while helping to rescue a man who had been kidnapped from the Bronx, police said. The victim, 32, was taken against his will from an unspecified spot in the southwest Bronx just after midnight by two men who demanded a ransom of cash...
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Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins
The Nets have begun restocking their front office. The team on Saturday it hired Jeff Peterson as its new assistant general manager to replace Trajan Langdon, who left to become GM of the Pelicans. Peterson spent seven seasons as a member of the Hawks front office, including the past three as their assistant general manager. “We...
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Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12
Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12        
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16-year-old girl arrested with gun on subway train
A 16-year-old girl was busted with a gun inside a subway train in lower Manhattan, police said Saturday. Witnesses told police about a fight involving a gun inside a southbound A train at Canal Street station near Sixth Avenue and West Broadway around 11:30 p.m. Friday, cops said. When officers entered the train, they spotted...
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Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools
Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p.m. Saturday at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, police said. He was...
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World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness
The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.
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Fiat Chrysler in talks over ties with Renault: source
Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is in talks to form ties with Renault SA, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
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German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes
A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word for yarmulke. The statement from Felix Klein, the government’s commissioner on anti-Semitism, came as attacks...
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Fiat Chrysler and Renault in Talks on Possible Alliance
The talks are aimed at strengthening both companies’ competitiveness in Europe and other parts of the world, a person familiar with the discussions said.
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Why mental-health tech must ally with academia
The field of mental health is waiting for academia and industry to team up, as it might be the best match any medical field has yet seen.
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Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day
Your Memorial Day BBQ is all planned out, but what about the post-party cleanup? If you act quickly enough you might be able to get some robot help in time for the cleanup thanks to a few good sales on robot vacuums this weekend. The post Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Ocasio-Cortez Backs Insurgent Tiffany Cabán for Queens D.A., Testing Her Influence in N.Y.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement was perhaps the most sought after in the race, but it is also something of a risk for the first-term congresswoman.
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Intel community responds to Barr's declassification powers
"The [intelligence community] will continue to faithfully execute its mission of providing timely, apolitical intelligence to the president and policymakers," DNI Dan Coats said
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